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Nathan Everitt

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since May 31, 2014
Nathan has experience successfully developing client and server web-oriented software with an emphasis on user experience optimization. His broad, versatile skill set makes getting up to speed on any kind of project a breeze compared to programmers with a more specialized skill set. Click to continue

Juan Garcia

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since October 7, 2015
Juan has 6+ years of development experience using Ruby on Rails and Node.js. He has a passion for bringing ideas to life through code and strives for simplicity and solid system architecture. He communicates extremely well, and has worked on teams of all sizes. Click to continue

Mike Nguyen

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since September 20, 2016
Mike is a well-rounded back-end and front-end developer who has more than 10 years working in the field. He is technically skilled, a fast learner, long-term oriented, very goal-oriented, and a great asset for all projects that he has been involved in. Mike knows what he is doing and how to do it well and this shows in his code (clean, well-structured) and in his professionalism. Click to continue

Matthew Keas

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since July 13, 2013
Matthew is an enthusiastic world traveler and follower of scientific computing, compilers, web development, and computer security. He has learned from universities and government organizations and worked for individual clients, startups, and more. He lives to solve problems, and he contributes actively to open source and community projects. Click to continue

Matthew Best

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since April 5, 2016
Matt is a passionate, talented software developer with over five years of experience developing complex applications in the fields of cyber security, automated tools, web applications, and backend support systems. He is an expert in Windows applications, but is also proficient in creating cross-platform and web applications. He is an avid learner, a great communicator, and an excellent addition to teams of all sizes. Click to continue

Tao "Robert" Zhang

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since February 24, 2015
Robert is a software engineer who has 15+ experience in software development. He is good at C++/C# programming, TDD, debugging, and more. He is a thoughtful individual who anticipates his clients' needs, and has great confidence with international projects. Click to continue

Lawrence Herskowitz

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since January 15, 2017
Lawrence has a PhD in physics from the University of New Mexico. He has been a professional software developer for the past seven years. In this time, he's developed software across multiple languages with an expertise in LabVIEW and Python. He has created embedded software, data analyses, and machine learning algorithms. Lawrence is an extremely fast learner—allowing him to overcome challenges quickly. Click to continue

Jon Bolden

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since March 20, 2014
Jon is a freelance web developer & designer specializing in framework and HTML/CSS/JavaScript programming. His background is heavy in user interface development and in customizing websites to be easy to update and use, all while adhering to strong design practices. Jon's design background and passion for furthering his development skills makes him the ideal liaison between designers and back-end developers. Click to continue

Ryan Bradley Lons

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since December 7, 2014
Ryan is a senior level iOS and Web developer with a strong passion for creating amazing user interfaces and experiences. He's very comfortable working anywhere in the development stack and has 7+ years doing it. He's well spoken and very easy to communicate with, is quick to respond, and excels at figuring out optimal solutions for any challenge you present to him. Ryan has an entrepreneurial drive and understands the challenges startups face. Click to continue

John Shields

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since August 4, 2016
John has a passion for elegant software and the art of taking it from ideation to production quickly. In his 16+ year career as a developer and architect, John has had the opportunity to help the smallest startups through large multi-national corporations to create quality software fast. Click to continue
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Founder @ Industry Hub
“With the pressure on and millions watching the Cleveland Cavaliers during the NBA Playoffs, Toptal delivered the talent and expertise needed to launch a brand new fan engagement platform.”
Conor Kenney
Director of Professional Services @ Cleveland Cavaliers
“With Toptal, we are able to find talented developers in a matter of weeks instead of months. The quality of talent they supply is extremely high as the developers are able to immediately onboard and ramp incredibly fast.”
Zac Carman
CEO @ ConsumerAffairs
“Dario was recently assigned to our company in order to help with PHP and JW Video player refinements. He listens extremely well and offers common sense suggestions that save both time and money. He speeds up the process by asking great questions, and he just delivered our first project on time. His redesigned player offers a very pleasing appearance and delivers functions that are both elegant and intuitive.”
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President @ College TV Ticket
“Sergio was an awesome developer to work with. Top notch, responsive, and got the work done efficiently.”
Dennis Baldwin
Chief Technologist and Co-Founder @ PriceBlink
“Toptal makes finding a candidate extremely easy and gives you peace-of-mind that they have the skills to deliver. I would definitely recommend their services to anyone looking for highly-skilled developers.”
Michael Gluckman
Data Manager @ Mxit
“One of their engineers from Colombia has joined our team as a full-time developer for more than 6 months, sometimes flying to work on-site in New York City with us. He is one of the best developers I've ever worked with.”
Carter Cleveland
CEO @ Artsy
“We recently launched our app with the help of Toptal and Nikola, an iOS developer. I was immediately impressed with the constant communication, detail, and level of talent that Nikola brought to the table. More importantly, when the project was underway, Nikola proactively provided creative workarounds for unforeseen hurdles and challenges. I couldn't be happier with our engagement and would highly recommend Nikola and Toptal.”
Chip O'Toole
Founder @ Humans Helping Robots LLC
“As a growing startup, finding top-notch engineering talent at affordable rates is one of the biggest challenges. After being frustrated with unreliable local contractors in New York, we turned to Toptal. We worked closely with Michal in Poland for 5 months and were thrilled with the results. Michal was an outstanding engineer who communicated flawlessly and took control of our project in ways that far exceeded my expectations. I give Michal and Toptal my highest endorsement and will continue to use and recommend them to anyone looking for software engineering talent.”
David Baker
Founder @ Spins.FM
“We needed some short-term work in Scala, and Toptal found us a great developer within 24 hours. This simply would not have been possible via any other platform.”
Franco Arda
Co-Founder @ WhatAdsWork.com
“My experience with Toptal has exceeded expectations. I needed to quickly find a front-end developer, and the first person they recommended was a perfect fit. A month later, I needed an iOS developer and they delivered again. I'm incredibly impressed with the quality of the people in Toptal's network and how quickly I was able to find a match for my needs.”
Bruno De Martino
Head of Product @ Token
“FundedByMe needed to quickly scale our development team to create the equity crowdfunding leg of our operation. Working with a small budget, we couldn't spend time on vetting candidates, so we turned to Toptal. They identified a stellar developer that truly set the bar when it came to delivering product.”
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CTO @ FundedByMe.com
“We really enjoy working with Toptal. The experience has been very positive, and we'd recommend it to anyone seeking developers on-demand.”
Jeff Kerr
CEO @ CaseFleet
“We had a wonderful experience with our Toptal consultant. He was very reliable and punctual, delivering excellent work on a budget—we will certainly be using him again!”
Barbara Karpf
President @ DecoratorsBest
“As a small company with limited resources we can't afford to make expensive mistakes. Toptal provided us with an experienced programmer who was able to hit the ground running and begin contributing immediately. It has been a great experience and one we'd repeat again in a heartbeat.”
Stuart Pocknee
Principal @ Site Specific Software Solutions
“I'm incredibly impressed with Toptal. Our developer communicates with me every day, and is a very powerful coder. He's a true professional and his work is just excellent. 5 stars for Toptal.”
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